Stan Payne | Insurance | Stephens

Who We Are

What We Do

We provide investment banking, research, sales and trading, asset and wealth management, public finance, insurance, private capital, and family office services.

About Us

We are a family-owned financial services firm that values client relationships, long-term stability, and supporting the communities where we live and work.

The Stephens Story

The idea of family defines our culture, because each of us knows that our reputation is on the line as if our own name was on the door.


Our reputation as a leading independent financial services firm is built on the stability of our longstanding and highly experienced senior executives.

Impact Initiatives

We are committed to corporate philanthropy; economic and financial literacy advocacy; and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

Our Brand Ambassadors

Stephens is proud to sponsor the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, and PGA TOUR Champions careers, as well as applaud the philanthropic endeavors, of our Brand Ambassadors.

Making Connections

We host many highly informative meetings each year with clients, industry decision makers, and thought leaders across the U.S. and in Europe.

Our People

Stan Payne

Senior Executive Vice President

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Stan Payne

Stan Payne joined Stephens Insurance in 2009. In 2019 he was appointed Senior Executive Vice President assisting the CEO with the overall strategy of the firm. From 2012-2019 he was Executive Vice President, Director of Property & Casualty. Additionally, Payne continues to lead a team providing Insurance Brokerage and Risk Management services to Fortune 1000 and large private companies.

Payne’s Brokerage career spans nearly 25 years. He earned a BA from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and completed the Chubb/Wharton Executive Leadership Development Program at the Wharton School. Civically, Payne serves on the Board of Directors of The First Tee of Central Arkansas.